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Northern Belize Sees Reduction in Major Crimes

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There was a reduction in major crime in the northern part of the country in 2013.  Arturo Cantún spoke with the officers commanding the Regional Command of the Belize Police Department who explained the strategy that they will implement in order to keep the crime statistics down and build safer communities. ARTURO CANTUN REPORTING Over all the northern part of ... Read More »

Council of Churches Will Support Gender Policy Based on Some Clarifications

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Since the Belize Women Commission released the Revised Gender Policy 2013 back in March, it has been the subject of ongoing debate and contentions. The latest reaction that the policy has attracted is the organized march taking place in every district. Certain church leaders and pastors believe that the policy is not in line with the constitution of Belize and ... Read More »

Protesters March Against National Gender Policy

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A protest against the revised National Gender Policy took place today in the Cayo District. Correspondent Fem Cruz filed this report earlier today. FEM CRUZ “The constitutional march for righteousness against the gender policy continues across the country. On Tuesday July 9, all roads lead to San Ignacio. To tell us more about Tuesday’s march and rally in San Ignacio ... Read More »

Workshop on Communication Skills Held Under Municipality Project

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As part of the thirty million dollars Belize Municipal Development Project, the Social Investment Fund is hosting a series of training workshops on communications in an effort to enhance the abilities of public relations in all nine municipalities. According to the Director of Public Relations for the Social Investment Fund, Mike Hernandez, the workshop also forms part of a communications ... Read More »

Churches Unite In Southern Belize Against Gender Policy

A march against the Belize National Gender Policy 2013 was held this morning in the Toledo District. PAUL MAHUNG “One of the organizers of the event was Pastor Victor Hernandez of Toledo Faith Outreach Centre of Jacintoville.” PASTOR VICTOR HERNANDEZ “Today we are marching for the constitution; we call this march, The Constitution March for Righteousness. We know that our ... Read More »

Contents of Tombs Discarded In Bushes At Local Graveyard

Marion Ali, Reporting The obsolete Lord Ridge Cemetery has once again surfaced in the news. This time, it is former City council employee, Philip Henry, who has brought concerns to the fore of the re-opening last week of a tomb for new burial. Henry provided video and pictures of different stages of the preparation of the tomb for the new ... Read More »

Municipal Meeting Focuses on Emergency Management

Emergencies don’t only manifest itself in the form of hurricanes and the City Emergency Management Organization, CEMO, has to be prepared for any sort of emergency that may put the lives of Belizeans at risk. In an effort for better preparation, CEMO along with various stakeholders is hosting a two day symposium at the Biltmore Plaza. Over seventy five participants ... Read More »

Jamaica Debate Commission Assists Belize in Strengthening of Democratic Process

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A delegation from the Jamaica Debate Commission is in Belize as part of its mission to assist Belize in strengthening and growing the democratic process by encouraging and supporting the dissemination and discussion of political views in an open and unbiased manner in the form of a debate. Representatives of the Jamaica Debate Commission met with several representatives from media ... Read More »

March Planned As Opposition To Gender Policy Continues

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The opposition to the revised national gender policy continues. The Association of Evangelical Pastors and Churches in Orange Walk have organized a march for tomorrow as we hear in this report from Dalila Ical. DALILA ICAL “The Association of Angelical Pastors and Churches in Orange Walk continues its campaign against the gender policy. Oscar Barrera president of the association says ... Read More »

Another Protest At Belize’s Northern Border

A number of Belizeans were once again affected by a protest at the new bridge at the northern border. Reporter Arturo Cantun has the story. ARTURO CANTUN “On Saturday, Mexican business entrepreneurs from Subteniente Lopez once again protested at the entrance of the new International Bridge connecting Belize and Mexico. Reports are that approximately one hundred angry business owners along ... Read More »

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